Vladimir Sorokin’s Discourses
Aims and Scope
Vladimir Sorokin is the most controversial contemporary Russian writer. He became famous when the Putin youth organization burned his books and he picked up neo-imperialist discourses in his dystopian novels, making him one of the fiercest critics of Russia’s “new middle ages,” while remaining steadfast in his dismantling of foreign discourses.
- 240 pages
- Russian literature;contemporary;modern;postmodernism;political commentary;post-Soviet;Putin;Moscow art scene;taboos;vulgar language;sex;violence;Socialist Realism;censorship;book burning;neo-nationalism;neo-imperialism;dystopia;The Queue;The Norm;Marina's Thirtieth Love;A Novel;A Month in Dachau;Blue Lard;Ice;Day of the Oprichnik;The Blizzard;Manaraga;pulp fiction;totalitarianism;dissidence